Gilbert Pitre

1898 St. Paul, New Brunswick - 1983 Adamsville, NB



Continuation of tree (6th child of Albert Pitre/Madeleine Bernard); all known surname descendants:

                 9        Gilbert Pitreb: 24 August 1898  St. Paul, Kent, NB; d: 12 December 1983  Adamsville, Kent, NB

                                   +Emily Spencer  b: 29 May 1902  Coal Branch, Kent, NB; m: 25 November 1919  Adamsville, Kent, NB [Thomas/Anna Woods]; d: 25 August 1946  Coal Branch, Kent, NB

                             10        Charles Albert Peters  b: 8 December 1920  Coal Branch, Harcourt, Kent, NB; d: 1986  St. John, NB

                                             +Alexina Poirier  b: 6 January 1918  Moncton, Westmorland, NB; m: 26 July 1943  Adamsville, Harcourt, Kent, NB [Godefroid/Rose Bastarache]; d: 8 August 2008  St. John, NB

                             10        Kathleen Loretta Pitre  b: 9 February 1923  Coal Branch, Harcourt, Kent, NB; d: 2 November 2014  Moncton, Westmorland, NB

                                             +Mellet Joseph Geneau  b: 22 February 1916  Adamsville, Kent, NB; m: 30 June 1941  Adamsville, Harcourt, Kent, NB [Melas/Eugenie Robichaud]; d: 1999  Moncton, Westmorland, NB

                             10        Marie Annie Pauline Pitre  b: 23 February 1925  Adamsville, Kent, NB; d: 27 January 2020  Moncton, Westmorland, NB

                                             +Joseph Laurie Gauvin  b: 20 August 1922  Moncton, Westmorland, NB; m: 3 June 1946  St. Timothy, Adamsville, Harcourt, NB [Antoine/Vitaline Gallant]; d: Bef. January 2020

                                           *2nd Husband of Marie Annie Pauline Pitre:

                                             +James Francis 'Jimmy' Arsenault  b: 12 June 1926  Adamsville, Kent, NB; m: Abt. 1953 [Abel/Gertrude Swift]; d: 26 April 2017  Moncton, Westmorland, NB

                             10        Gilbert Pitre  b: September 1927  Coal Branch, Harcourt, Kent, NB; d: 5 February 1928  Coal Branch, Harcourt, Kent, NB

                             10        Wilson Gilbert Pitre  b: 11 October 1930  Coal Branch, Harcourt, Kent, NB; d: 21 March 1931  Coal Branch, Harcourt, Kent, NB


                            *2nd Wife of Gilbert Pitre:

                                   +Yvonne M. Roy (Cormier)  b: 19 April 1914  Sainte Marie, Kent, NB; m: 20 August 1951  St. Paul, Kent, NB [Fidele/Octavie Leblanc]; d: 9 November 2002  Adamsville, Kent, NB

                             10        Anna Pitre  b: Abt. 1953; d: Aft. January 2020


Notes for Gilbert Pitre:


- 1921 Harcourt, Kent, New Brunswick:  Gilbert Peters 22 laborer, wife Emily 19, Charles 6 months, living with his in-laws.


- 1931 Coal Branch Station,  Kent, NB:  Gilbert Pitre 31 section man/steam RR), wife Emily 29, Charles 10, Catherine 8, Annie 5; lodger Alberine Collette 26.


Tombstone Inscription, St. Timothee, Adamsville, Kent, NB:  PITRE / Gilbert J. Pitre / ne 1898 d. 1983 / son epouse / Yvonne M. Roy / nee 1914 d. 2002  ///  PETERS / Emily Spencer / 1902 - 1946 / beloved wife of / Gilbert Peters


Notes for Yvonne M. Roy:

Obituary:  Moncton, NB - Yvonne Pitre, 88, widow of first husband, Desire Cormier (1943), second husband Gilbert Pitre (1982), passed away at the Dr. Georges-L. Dumont Hospital, Moncton, NB, on Saturday, November 9, 2002 after a brief illness.  Born on April 19, 1914 in Sainte-Marie de Kent, NB, she was the daughter of the late Fidele Roy and Octavie LeBlanc.  She was a house wife and attended Saint-Timothee Roman Catholic Church, Adamsville, NB.  She is survived by three daughters, Leona Bongiovanni (Sal) of Garfield, N.J., Lucie Boldis (Frank) of Toms River, N.J., Anna Pitre of Coal Branch; step-daughters, Anna Arsenault (Jim), Kathleen Geneau both of Indian Mt.; one son, Gerald Cormier (Pat) of Moncton; one sister Corrine Roy of Waltham, Mass; one brother, Jean (Irene) of Minto; 21 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; several nephews and nieces.  Predeceased by one son, Joseph; one step-son, Charlie; one step-granddaughter; Sharon; four sisters, Marie, Elise, Anita, Leona; eight brothers; Joseph, Antoine, Emile, Aurele, Aquilla, Albert, Joseph and Alphonse.  Remains resting at Saint-Timothee Roman Catholic Church Slumber Room, Adamsville with visiting hours on Monday, November 11 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9, Tuesday from 9 to 10:45 am.  Funeral Service to be held at Saint-Timothee Roman Catholic Church, Adamsville on Tuesday, November 12, 2002 at 11:00.  Remains place in Parish Cemetery.


Obituaries for the children:

Kathleen Loretta Pitre:  Fair Haven Funeral Home (NB):  Kathleen Geneau of Moncton passed away peacefully at The Moncton Hospital on November 2, 2014 at the age of 91.  Born in Coal Branch, NB, February 19, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Gilbert and Emily (Spencer) Peters.  Kathleen is survived by her children; Janet (Jerry) Belliveau, Pauline (Gordon) Chapman, Ronald (Natalie) Geneau, Michael Geneau, Brian Geneau and her sisters Annie (Jimmy) Arsenault and Anna Pitre.  She is also survived by her two grandchildren, raised as her own, Charlotte (Glen) Betts and Lorena (Scott) MacKay, fourteen grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren and her many nieces and nephews.  Aside from her parents, Kathleen was predeceased by her loving husband of 58 years, Mellet Geneau, daughter Sharon Robinson and her brother Charlie Peters.  In keeping with Kathleenís wishes there will be no public visitation or funeral service, a private Graveside Service will take place at a later date.  Interment will take place in Fair Haven Memorial Gardens.  Donations in Kathleenís memory may be made to Harvest House Atlantic, Moncton, NB.  Arrangements entrusted to Fair Haven Funeral Home, Moncton.

Tombstone Inscription, Fair Haven Memorial Gardens, Moncton, Westmorland, NB:  Mellet J. / 1916 - 1999 / in loving memory / Kathleen L. / 1923 - 2014 / (Peters) / GENEAU / CPL Mellet Geneau / 1916 - 1999 / R C A M C C A / lest we forget


Marie Annie Pauline Pitre:  We are sad to announce that on January 27, 2020 we had to say goodbye to Annie Pauline Arsenault (Moncton, New Brunswick), born in Coal Branch, New Brunswick.  She was predeceased by: her parents, Gilbert Peters and Emily Peters (Spencer); her husband Jimmy; her siblings, Charlie and Kathleen; her former husband Laurie Gauvin; and her son Douglas 'Dougie'.  She is survived by: her children, Gary Gauvin (Janet) of Gallagher Ridge, Cheryl Anne Arsenault of Lutes Mountain, Darlene Landry of Lutes Mountain and Daryl Arsenault (Kimberley) of Lutes Mountain; her grandchildren, Darren Gauvin (Tammy), Angie Bourque (Renť), Nicholas and William Arsenault; her great-grandchildren, Alyssa, Jacob, Carter, Brandon and Ryan; and her half-sister Anna Peters of Coal Branch.  In memory of Annie, donations to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 6 would be appreciated.


Gilbert Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, St. Timothee, Adamsville, Kent, NB:  Gilbert Peters Jr. / 1927 - 1928


Wilson Gilbert Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, St. Timothee, Adamsville, Kent, NB:  Wilson Peters / 1930 - 1931



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Items in RED have been verified against parish register entries. 

- Deaths in RED from tombstones/obituaries. 

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- New Brunswick marriages in RED also from Vital Statistics Records (online)


Last updated:  20 September 2023.